President calls for comprehensive approach to check population growth

Islamabad, December 09, 2020 (PPI-OT): President Arif Alvi has called for a comprehensive approach to check the population growth. Addressing a seminar virtually in Islamabad today, he said it is important that all the provinces and other stakeholders are on board to handle this issue. President Arif Alvi said we are working with the Ministry of Health to ensure the availability of contraceptives to one hundred population. He said we have also taken on board the Ulema on family planning and breast feeding.

The President said a lot of efforts are being made by the present government to address the issue of malnutrition and a program is soon being launched to provide nutrition packets to mothers across the country. Stressing the need for women empowerment and financial inclusion, the President said this will help handle the issue of their nutrition levels. He said the Ehsaas Program has disbursed more amount to the women.

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